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Your hybrid, multicloud, and edge strategy just got better with Azure

November 2, 2021

During Microsoft Ignite this week, we’ll highlight the latest features and innovations in hybrid, multicloud, and edge computing. From end-to-end data capabilities and cloud-native applications to cross-functional collaboration, Microsoft cloud technologies help our customers deliver solutions and services faster to meet their own customers’ rapidly changing needs.

Corporate Vice President, Azure Marketing
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Build real-time web apps with Azure Web PubSub—now generally available

Tuesday, November 16, 2021

Real-time application scenarios such as live data updates, chat for streaming videos, interactive whiteboards for remote education, and IoT dashboards are helping businesses become more agile and more responsive to customers. Today, we’re announcing the general availability of Azure Web PubSub, a fully managed WebSocket-based service that enables you to focus on building real-time web and mobile experiences. WebSocket is a standardized protocol that provides full-duplex communication.

Principal Program Manager

Enhance third-party NVA availability with Azure Gateway Load Balancer—now in preview

Thursday, November 11, 2021

Today, we are announcing the preview of Gateway Load Balancer, a fully managed service enabling you to deploy, scale, and enhance the availability of third-party NVAs in Azure, that builds on that capability. You can add your favorite third-party appliance whether it is a firewall, inline DDoS appliance, deep packet inspection system, or even your own custom appliance into the network path transparently—all with a single click.

Senior PM, Azure Networking

Enhance third-party NVA availability with Azure Gateway Load Balancer—now in preview

Thursday, November 11, 2021

Today, we are announcing the preview of Gateway Load Balancer, a fully managed service enabling you to deploy, scale, and enhance the availability of third-party NVAs in Azure, that builds on that capability. You can add your favorite third-party appliance whether it is a firewall, inline DDoS appliance, deep packet inspection system, or even your own custom appliance into the network path transparently—all with a single click.

Senior PM, Azure Networking

Azure high-performance computing at Supercomputing 2021

Tuesday, November 9, 2021

Azure’s market-leading vision for HPC and AI is based on a commitment to continual improvement and backed by a core of genuine and recognized HPC expertise, using proven HPC technology and design principles, enhanced with the best features of the cloud. The result is a capability that delivers performance, scale, and value unlike any other cloud.

Sr. Product Marketing Manager, Azure Marketing

Protect workloads with inline DDoS protection from Gateway Load Balancer partners

Monday, November 8, 2021

DDoS attacks are rapidly evolving in complexity and frequency. Today, we are announcing the preview of inline DDoS protection which will be offered through partner network virtual appliances (NVAs) that are deployed with Gateway Load Balancer and integrated with Azure DDoS Protection Standard in all Azure regions.

Principal PM Manager, Azure Networking

Azure HBv3 virtual machines for HPC, now up to 80 percent faster with AMD Milan-X CPUs

Monday, November 8, 2021

We are announcing that a private preview is now live for Azure HBv3 virtual machines enhanced by AMD EPYC 3rd Gen processors with 3D v-cache, codenamed “Milan-X”. These processors significantly improve the performance, scaling efficiency, and cost-effectiveness of a variety of memory performance-bound workloads such as CFD, explicit finite element analysis, computational geoscience, weather simulation, and silicon design RTL workflows.

Principal Program Manager, Azure HPC

3 ways to enhance your cloud journey: break, prepare, and optimize your apps in Azure

Wednesday, November 3, 2021

At our Microsoft Ignite conference this week, we’re sharing new ways to continue to enhance your cloud adoption journey by announcing the preview of Azure Chaos Studio—a fully managed experimentation service to help you track, measure, and mitigate faults with controlled chaos engineering, systemically improving the resilience of your cloud applications. We continue to build a better, easier, and more comprehensive approach to guide your cloud environment preparation, with Azure landing zone, without losing sight of the application to be deployed.

General Manager, Microsoft Azure

Powering all your applications from cloud to edge with Azure infrastructure

Wednesday, November 3, 2021

Organizations are transforming from cloud to edge, migrating and optimizing existing workloads, building new cloud-native apps, unlocking new scenarios at the edge, or combining these strategies to meet their full range of business needs. Microsoft is committed to helping them at every step of the way with continuous technology innovation. Today, we’re announcing product updates and enhancements across the Azure infrastructure portfolio to support the rapid business transformation underway.

Corporate Vice President, Azure Core Products and Design

New investments to help you accelerate your Azure migration and modernization journey

Wednesday, November 3, 2021

Last year many organizations turned to the cloud to survive disruptions caused by the pandemic. Businesses are now charting the course for their recovery and further accelerating their cloud momentum to drive faster app innovation, optimize infrastructure costs, and enhance security posture. This week at Microsoft Ignite, we’re announcing expanded program and product investments to help customers accelerate their migration and modernization journey with Azure.

General Manager, Azure Marketing

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